Barry Rosen and Justin Katz: ‘One satisfaction rule’ not always clear

A well-settled legal principle in Maryland, commonly known as the “one satisfaction rule,” generally limits injured parties to one full recovery for their injuries. While superficially simple, the notion of what constitutes one satisfaction is not always clear. In a recent illustrative matter, Maryland’s highest appellate court barred an injured party’s medical malpractice recovery because the ...

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